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Befriend the ducklings to count to a dozen many different ways!


How Do You Count a Dozen Ducklings?

By: In Seon Chae


Mama Duck lays twelve eggs, which then hatch into twelve ducklings! Count the ducklings by twos, threes, fours and even sixes! The ducklings must be good at counting to twelve in order to outsmart the hungry wolf.


Follow Up Questions:

  • What is a dozen?

  • What are some of the ways the ducklings counted to twelve?

  • How would you choose to count to twelve?


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Topics Covered: adding with groups, multiplication and division


Suggested Domain: Grades 2 and 3- Operations and Algebraic Thinking

California Early Math Project